Louisiana: Pelican Publishing, 1991. First edition. Hardcover. Clean, tight 8vo, 268pp. Book has a gift inscription on the FFE. near fine except as noted / near fine. Item #18572
A thoroughly enjoyable history starting with Louisiana's first inhabitants - giant whales, sharks and snakes. Then came the first human inhabitants who arrived from a surprising place. Full of stories and interesting facts about the state including weddings, plantations, The Civil War, the weather, and the hardships described by the people, and why Louisianians are as indestructible as the cockroaches. Great illustrations!